FISCHER, Hal (1950 - )
San Francisco : NFS Press, 1977. First edition. Quarto, lettered wrappers (very slightly creased), pp. 56, illustrated. A fine copy. The rare first edition. In 2015 a facsimile was printed (which sold out), this summary is taken from the publisher’s description: ‘Hal Fischer’s Gay Semiotics: A Photographic Study of Visual Coding Among Homosexual Men (1977) …
[U.S.A.] : s.n. [between 1930 and 1940]. Oblong duodecimo (76 x 112 mm), original pictorial stapled wrappers (a little sunned, a few light marks to lower wrapper),  pp, illustrated in comic strip format in black-and-white; internally very good. Anonymous publications of this type – essentially pornographic comic strips – first appeared in the United …
A journal for physicians, covering the physical, psychological, and cultural components of human sexuality and related aspects of family life. Vol. II, No. 2; Vol. II, No. 4; Vol. II, No. 5; Vol. II, No. 10; Vol. III, No. 5. New York : Clinical Communications, February 1968 – May 1969. Five issues, quarto, lettered wrappers, …
FISCHER, Hal (1950 - )
San Francisco : Gallery 16, 2019. Quarto, laminated boards, pp. 110, illustrated. New copy. Hal Fischer: The Gay Seventies is the first monograph to feature the complete set of photo-text works that Hal Fischer produced between 1977 and 1979 in San Francisco’s Haight and Castro neighborhoods. In addition to Gay Semiotics, Fischer’s best-known work (its …
FISCHER, Hal (1950 - )
Los Angeles : Cherry and Martin, 2015. Quarto, lettered boards in matching slipcase, pp. 56, illustrated. A fine copy. Second edition, the first edition published by NFS Press in San Francisco in 1977. The deluxe edition, limited to 250 copies bound in hardcover with slipcase, signed and numbered by the artist, with an original signed photograph …
O'GRADY, Dominic (editor)
Sydney : Gay Australia Guide, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (creased), pp. 40, illustrated in colour. Sponsored by Qantas, promotional book for gay tourism across Australia during the 2002 Gay Games held in Sydney. Scarce, three copies recorded in Australian libraries.
Sydney : Doubleday, 1997. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 106, illustrated. A celebration of gay glitter and glamour.
ARNDT, Bettina (1949 - )
Sydney : Tinmin Publications, 1982. Octavo, wrappers (lightly rubbed), pp. 178, illustrated. First edition of this sex instruction manual by controversial sex therapist Bettina Arndt. Originally a feminist, Arndt is now known for her views on men’s rights and as founder of the hashtag #mentoo movement in 2018, in response to the #metoo movement which …
[Cover title : Sex in life : young men]. Sydney : Racial Hygiene Association of N.S.W., circa 1940, pp. 48. Sydney edition of a book first published in London on sexual hygiene for young men, with sections on sexually transmitted diseases, masturbation and prostitution.
ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)
Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2014. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 251, illustrated. Mint copy in shrinkwrap. Decadent: 1980-2000 is a photography book showcasing Rennie Ellis’ contribution to photography and social history. With an introduction by photographer and Rennie contemporary William Yang and an essay by photographer and art critic …
TOBIN, A. I. and GERTZ, Elmer
Chicago : Madelaine Mendelsohn, 1931. Octavo, orange cloth with striking lettering, spine slightly faded, top edge stained yellow, the others uncut, portrait frontispiece, pp. xii; 393, illustrations, a very good copy. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Biography of the author and editor Frank Harris, whose scandalous autobiography My Life and Loves rocked society circles in Europe …
A camp by Allen Dennis. [San Francisco]: [D. Redmond Designs], 1966. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. , illustrated. Alternate title : The Gay BC Book. A highly camp and playful illustrated ABC of gay life and culture in the kitsch, mod, mid-sixties. Scarce, three copies appear on WorldCat.
COUNCIL OF ACTION FOR EQUAL PAY (NSW)
Sydney : Council of Action for Equal Pay N.S.W., 1942 ; (Sydney : Worker Trustees). “Pamphlet no. 4”. Octavo (243 x 153 mm), original pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 16 pp; a good copy.
HANSEN, Søren & Jesper JENSEN
Translated from Danish by Berit Thornberry. Edited and revised for Australian conditions by a diverse group of teachers, university lecturers, students, doctors, journalists, editors and lawyers. Adelaide : A. Taylor in association with Brolga Books, 1972. “First printing in Australia, April 1972 at Spendloves Pty. Ltd. Melbourne” (title page). Duodecimo (120 x 90 mm), publisher’s printed …
COCHRANE, Brett M.
Sydney : Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First edition, limited to 2000 copies. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, unpaginated, black and white photographic images of gay and lesbian Australians. Photo documentation of gay and lesbian life, published to accompany an exhibition of the photographer’s images of the 1994 Sleaze Ball at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi …
DEAN, Douglas (pseudonym for Dean Goodman)
Bars – baths – restaurants – clubs – churches. Make out – a provocative short story by Douglas Dean. Plus photos of the hunkiest guys this side of heaven. San Francisco : Barbary Coast Productions, 1973. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, presentation inscription on upper and lower wrapper by model Robert R. Renskin, pp. 48, illustrations (including …